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Ted Cruz doesn’t want you to know who’s bankrolling his road to the White House

Ted Cruz doesn’t want you to know who’s bankrolling his road to the White House | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
By now it seems pretty clear that Senator Ted Cruz has a plan to occupy the White House. But he doesn’t want people to know too much about it.
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Lobbying group scrubs a page listing its corporate backers after Mother Jones article

Lobbying group scrubs a page listing its corporate backers after Mother Jones article | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
But the internet never forgets.
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The internet has a long memory

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Clueless Republicans gloat over Reid retirement

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Clueless Republicans gloat over Reid retirement
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FL DEP Employee Suspended and Forced to Obtain Medical Release for Mentioning Climate Change

FL DEP Employee Suspended and Forced to Obtain Medical Release for Mentioning Climate Change | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
I just saw this unbelievable release from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility , via the Forecast the Facts Twitter feed.

It's been well-reported that Florida Governor Rick Scott has ...
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Koch brothers refuse to cooperate with climate research funding probe - Al Jazeera America

Koch brothers refuse to cooperate with climate research funding probe - Al Jazeera America | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Billionaire libertarians say they won't cooperate with Senate Democrats' investigation into corporate funding of climate skeptics
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John Kerry Obliterates Marco Rubio’s Conspiracy Theory On Iran

John Kerry Obliterates Marco Rubio’s Conspiracy Theory On Iran | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
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Secretary of State John Kerry decisively shut down Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) theory that the United States purposely lacks a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS because it fears antagonizing the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.
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Schock: I 'certainly hope' I didn't break the law

Schock: I 'certainly hope' I didn't break the law | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The embattled congressman gets testy in a face-to-face interview.
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Occupy Rupert Murdoch: Protesters aim to hold 'people's trial' - The Independent

Occupy Rupert Murdoch: Protesters aim to hold 'people's trial' - The Independent | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
An “Occupy Rupert Murdoch” protest week is to be held outside News UK’s offices in London, culminating in a “people’s trial” of the media tycoon
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Shooting the Messenger: ALEC Allies Attack Academic Studies on Right to Work - PR Watch

Shooting the Messenger: ALEC Allies Attack Academic Studies on Right to Work - PR Watch | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
ALEC allies promote economist-for-hire while blasting respected in-state academics.
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You won't read about Rupert Murdoch's One Big Switch in his News Corp papers - Sydney Morning Herald

You won't read about Rupert Murdoch's One Big Switch in his News Corp papers - Sydney Morning Herald | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Most people probably missed the news that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp acquired a major stake in the "consumer network" group One Big Switch.
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How Republicans set up a decade-long advantage over Democrats

How Republicans set up a decade-long advantage over Democrats | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Chris Jankowski former president of the Republican State Leadership Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about the Republican implementation of "Project RedMap" to win state legislatures for greater control of
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Republicans Are Paying For Making a Deal With Koch Devils - PoliticusUSA

Republicans Are Paying For Making a Deal With Koch Devils PoliticusUSA Republicans were so certain that if they allowed the Koch brothers to buy them control of Congress, no matter how extreme their new allies were, they would show Americans what...
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Full Koch Press for ALEC Right-to-Work Bill in Wisconsin - PR Watch

Full Koch Press for ALEC Right-to-Work Bill in Wisconsin - PR Watch | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
As the Wisconsin legislature gets ready to ram through a union-busting bill that will significantly impact the economy of the entire state, Wisconsin's newest member of the Senate asked perhaps th...
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Kochs burning bridges in Montana Medicaid fight

Kochs burning bridges in Montana Medicaid fight | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Don't fuck with Montana, Mr. Koch.

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Cotton Can't Take Hot Water; Commences Spin Cycle by Hiding Iran Letter From Facebook

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There is a Weasel Faced Troubadour of Bigotry currently on tour in America.

The Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) "Electric I Drank Too Much Acidic Kool-Aid Test" bus has left the station, folks...all of the ...
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Senator Behind Iran Letter Is Latest Freshman Republican to Stir Things Up

Senator Behind Iran Letter Is Latest Freshman Republican to Stir Things Up | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Senator Tom Cotton’s letter to the leaders of Iran warning against a nuclear deal with the Obama administration has caused an international uproar.
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Candidates Kiss the Koch Ring - Truth-Out

Candidates Kiss the Koch Ring - Truth-Out | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
Truthout sparks action by revealing systemic injustice and providing a platform for transformative ideas through investigative reporting and analysis.
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Unions And Black Lives Matter Activists Join Forces Against Scott Walker

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Activists take the streets in Madison to protest the killing of Tony Robinson.
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Cookie-Cutter ALEC Right-to-Work Bills Pop in Multiple States - PR Watch

Cookie-Cutter ALEC Right-to-Work Bills Pop in Multiple States - PR Watch | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
RTW bills have moved in at least eight other states this year, though none are assured of passing.
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Everglades To Be Killed This October by Florida's Own Koch Brothers

Everglades To Be Killed This October by Florida's Own Koch Brothers | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
#154 of My Stupid State

Most Floridians don't even know who they are. I wish I didn't. You probably haven't heard of them.

But you are paying them.

TIME magazine has called them the "First ...

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Lawmakers rally around expanded background checks for gun sales - The Hill

Lawmakers rally around expanded background checks for gun sales - The Hill | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
New legislation is expected Tuesday on the so-called "gun show loophole."
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Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform? - The Atlantic

Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform? - The Atlantic | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The controversial right-wing magnates are making some unlikely allies in their push against mass incarceration.
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Koch Industries comes out against Ex-Im - The Hill

Koch Industries comes out against Ex-Im - The Hill | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The firm headed by billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch opposes reauthorization.
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Robert Redford's message to Obama: Time to kill Keystone for good

Robert Redford's message to Obama: Time to kill Keystone for good | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
The Senate was right to vote Wednesday to let Obama's Keystone veto stand. Now it's time for the president to kill the pipeline project for good.
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The Libre Initiative: A Koch-Funded Group Being Passed Off As Empowering ... - Media Matters for America (blog)

The Libre Initiative: A Koch-Funded Group Being Passed Off As Empowering ... - Media Matters for America (blog) | Shining a light on ALEC | Scoop.it
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